Author Archives: Cameron

Purslane

Purslane’s scientific name is Portulaca oleracea. This one is interesting because it can be seen as an invasive weed or something great to eat. It is native to India and Persia and has spread to many places around the world. … Continue reading

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Lesser Celandine

Another invasive weed that is difficult to control is Lesser Celandine. It is native to Europe and West Asia and is in the buttercup family. Wish they had kept it to themselves. It does have a pretty little yellow flower, … Continue reading

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Morning Glory – Bindweed

There are two plants that look very much alike, morning glory and bindweed. Bindweed, as the name implies, is a weed. Morning glory is considered by some to be a beautiful plant that is worth propagating. To others it is … Continue reading

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Wild Geranium

Wild Geranium This is an obnoxious plant. It is a relative of the ornamental geranium but is the sibling that misbehaves. Once you get it in the garden, it is very difficult to get rid of. It is also known … Continue reading

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Weeds with Shooting Seeds

Hairy Bittercress Bane of my existence. At least one of them when it comes to gardening. This one is called Hairy Bittercress or Shotweed. Formally, Cardamine hirsuta. I have a love hate relationship with them. Why love? Well, I was … Continue reading

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Quitting Weed Welcome Wagon

Welcome into a family of those who have quit and those who are quitting dealing with weeds. Please use Quitting Weed as a resource to help you quit or maintain your garden. We will explain further in future posts about … Continue reading

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